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1878-83 Trained under his father as civil engineer; superintended work on various railways in South America including Buenos Aires Great Southern Railway, Central Uruguay Railway, Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway and their extensions, ....(Brazil), Taltal Railway, ... (Venezuela), Venezuela Central Railway, Lombardy Roads Tramways, etc
1879 Student of Inst Civil Engineers
1881 Fernando H.W. Livesey 20, civil engineer, was visiting Joseph Livesey 87, retired cheese merchant, William Livesey 64, retired newspaper proprietor, Jane Livesey 59, Mary J. Livesey 40
1885 Entered into partnership with his father, presumably James Livesey and Son
1886 Advanced to Associate Member of Inst Civil Engineers
1886 Advanced to Member of Inst Civil Engineers
1901 Harry Livisey 40, civil engineer, lived with his father James Livisey 69 in Mayfield, Sussex
WWI Promoted to temporary Captain in the Accrington Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment, effective 20 Oct 1914
1916 Harry Livesey was promoted to temporary Lt.-Col. in the Corps of Royal Engineers from 1st August 1916
1917-17 Deputy Director of Inland Water Transport and Docks, War Office
1918 Harry Livesey, Esq., Director of Navy Contracts, Admiralty, was made Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order (K.B.E.)
1920 Knighted by the King, G.B.E.; he had previously been Director of Navy Contracts and subsequently Commissioner for Contract Policy, and Admiralty Representative on Lord Colwyn's Inter-departmental Committee
Seems to have continued to live with his father.
1927 Arrived in Monaco in his yacht